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Ivy Tech Community College – TRIO Student Support Services, Indianapolis

Mission Statement

TRIO SSS at Ivy Tech Central Indiana is dedicated to supporting first-generation students, students from low-income families, and students with disabilities. TRIO’s mission is to remove barriers to student success through academic, career, and transfer advising, academic tutoring, and financial literacy. TRIO supports students in identifying and pursuing their academic and personal goals, leading to educational achievement and enhanced career opportunities.

Values Statement

  • We are student-centered. We leverage all resources and services to maintain holistic support of each individual student.
  • We are outcome-driven. We advance educational attainment of our students with the end goal of career and economic opportunities of our community and beyond.
  • We are inclusive. We promote cultural diversity, open exchange of ideas and celebrate the unique qualities of our students and communities.
  • We are collaborative. Through developing supportive relationships across campus, we are able to partner to support our student needs.
  • We are transparent. We practice respectful, honest, and open communication to ensure students, staff, and communities remain informed and up to date.

TRIO SSS applicants must meet at least one eligibility requirement:

  • Student’s parent(s) did not complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • Student meets TRIO low-income level requirements.
  • Student has a documented disability.

Additional requirements:

  • Student is a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Student is certificate or degree seeking at Ivy Tech.
  • Student has an academic need for services.

Monday—Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

(317) 917-7159


50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46208

North Meridian Center (NMC 565)

TRIO SSS is 81% funded by the U.S. Department of Education ($275,105 annually) with 19% additional funding from Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana. The program serves 160 students annually. The program does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.